Part-time Instructor of Leadership
Office
TWU Online

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Biography

"I have had the joy of participating in organizational improvements all over the globe, including efforts in three provinces, 38 states, and 15 countries.

Matt offers his students a unique teaching perspective, combining 25 years of organizational operations management experience and 27 years of church leadership.  He currently serves as the pastor of a small church north of Arlington, WA.  Matt continues to occasionally consult with organizations, centering on layout and flow, process improvements, and human resource development.

Research & Scholarship

Education

  • Doctorate in Ministry Leadership, Harvest Mission College (Dissertation: The Lean Church)
  • MBA,Western Governors University
  • B.A. in Communication Arts and Interpersonal Communication (double major), George Fox University

Recent Publications

Dockstader, C., & Simonis, M. (2017). The Roadmap: A Guide to Understanding the Bible. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Simonis, M. (2020). The Lean Church: Maximizing What God Has Given You For Achieving Solid Growth. Independently published.

Simonis, M. (2013). Are We Making Sense at Church?  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Simonis, M. (2013). Who Ate the Socks? (The Formative Years). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Simonis, M. (2012). Is Your Church Ready?: A Common Sense Approach to Church Disaster Preparedness. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Simonis, M. (2011). Making Sense: A guide to simplifying your communication so you can improve your bottom line, whether at home or business. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Courses Taught

LDRS 220 Leading With Numbers

LDRS 440 Developing Admin Competence

PMPP 201 Intro to Project Management

PMPP 302 Project Scope Management

PMPP 303 Project Risk Management

PMPP 304 Philsphy:Princ & Prac of Qlty Mgmnt

PMPP 305 Human Resource Comm & Procurement

PMPP 401 PMPP Certification

PMPP 402 PMPP Practicum